Chatterbox. Volume Sixty-four.

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Very uncommon in dust wrapper. Original publisher's multicolored boards backed with brown cloth. Dust wrapper in mylar. No date, circa 1932. 7 1/2" x 10." 316 pages, complete. Eight color plates and many black and white illustrations, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Covers are very clean and intact overall but the corners are bumped. Dust wrapper is clean and intact overall except for slight chipping at the corners and edges. No remainder marks. A Near Fine book in a Very Good dust wrapper. Chatterbox was a British weekly magazine founded in 1866 by clergyman John Erskine Clarke. Clarke was the editor until 1902, but the magazine was published until 1955. The weeklies were later compiled and published into annuals in both Britain and the United States. The target demographic of the magazine was pre-teen boys and girls. Chatterbox featured a wide range of topics including poetry, fictional short stories, anecdotes, and nonfiction informational articles. This is an annual volume, Volume Sixty-four, of Chatterbox. The following is a sampling of this volume's nonfictional contents: "The Ant in Forage and Fight," "Bird Cameos," "Birds That Build Playgrounds" [about the bowerbird], "The Building of the Panama Canal," "Dyes Obtained from Nature," "The Eyes of Birds," "A Famous Bermudian Fish-pool," "Good Marks for Rabbits" [about judging rabbits in rabbit shows], "A Home-made Duplicating Machine," "How Artificial Diamonds Were Discovered," "How Turpentine Is Obtained," "Moving Pictures Under the Sea," "A Nursery in Queen Elizabeth's Time," "Singing Mice," "Television" [about the advent of television]," and "What to Do with Bracken" [uses for oak tree bracken].